Useful Links – Parents & Children


At Home Arts with the Ark

Song writing, art and theatre activities for children from Ireland’s dedicated children’s cultural centre.


Draw with Don – Don Conroy

Draw along with Irish artist Don Conroy on his YouTube channel.

Creative Writing

Sarah Webb Daily Story Prompts

Creative Bursts are writing games and prompts to encourage creativity with paper and pen.


Sarah Crossan Daily Poetry Prompts

Poetry prompts and poetry discussions for teens with Ireland’s Children’s Laureate Sarah Crossan on her Instagram page. Follow #WeAreThePoets for finished pieces by teens!

Learning Support is the official online portal for Irish Schools. contains a database of over 20,000+ online resources including websites, quizzes, lesson plans, notes, video/audio, games and other multimedia.


RTE Home School Hub

Bilingual teaching for classes 1st to 6th daily from 11am to 12pm on RTE2 and online.


Maths Week Ireland

Daily Maths at Home activities to get brains working and integrate maths into our home lives through basic arithmetic, calendars, clocks and more!


Animal Updates with Dublin Zoo

Watch live webcams of the elephant, penguin and Savanna enclosures at Dublin Zoo and learn about the animals through daily trivia and activities.


Rescources to support Junior & Leaving Certificate Students

JCSP librarians have put together a curated list of resources to support JC & LC students. It covers resources by subject and includes a list for wellbeing at this time.

Sport & PE 

Waterford Sports Partnership

Home Workouts for adults and activity planners, camogie skills, and online athletic leagues for all ages. Online leagues start in April.


PE With Joe

Daily PE lessons with Joe Wicks the BodyCoach.


Cosmic Kids Yoga

Yoga and mindfulness for children aged 3+

Stories, Rhymes & Reading: 

RhymeTime with Waterford Libraries

Daily between 9:30am and 10:00am on Waterford Libraries Facebook page, comment under posts with rhyme requests!


Childrens Books Ireland

Resource packs to support children’s reading.


Dungarvan Gymboree Songs and Music

Jade at Dungarvan Gymboree is sharing live videos, activities and old performances a on the Dungarvan Gymboree facebook page.


Audible – Free Childrens Audiobooks online

Lots of classic and new audiobooks for children available for free from Audible, Amazons audiobook bookstore.

Online Safety

Online Safety ISPCC

Brief article for keeping an eye on what sites your child uses and how to keep children safe online.


Online Safety Webwise

Explainer for apps your child or teen might be using more often at the moment.





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